The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 51 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.89% 16.85% 11.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.56% 17.24% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 7
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £410 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £59.50 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-26.18% +10.18%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
192 174 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 97.46% 97.75% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 64 60
Median daily rate £500 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 35 (32.11%) TOGAF
2 26 (23.85%) Manufacturing
3 25 (22.94%) Data Management
3 25 (22.94%) SAP
4 22 (20.18%) Automotive
5 18 (16.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (15.60%) Finance
7 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.84%) Data Quality
8 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
8 14 (12.84%) Oracle
9 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (11.93%) Information Security
9 13 (11.93%) Windows
10 12 (11.01%) Information Management
10 12 (11.01%) IT Governance
10 12 (11.01%) SaaS
10 12 (11.01%) Security Architecture
11 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
12 10 (9.17%) CISSP
12 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
12 10 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (9.17%) ETL
12 10 (9.17%) Retail
12 10 (9.17%) Data Architecture
12 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
12 10 (9.17%) Master Data Management
13 9 (8.26%) COBIT
13 9 (8.26%) Microsoft

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.34%) Oracle UPK
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.59%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.75%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.75%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.83%) Magento
3 2 (1.83%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.92%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) SaaS
2 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.50%) IaaS
3 6 (5.50%) Office 365
3 6 (5.50%) PaaS
4 5 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.59%) Yammer
5 2 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Firewall
2 3 (2.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.92%) LAN
4 1 (0.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.83%) GIS
4 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
General
1 26 (23.85%) Manufacturing
2 22 (20.18%) Automotive
3 17 (15.60%) Finance
4 10 (9.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) Web Services
3 3 (2.75%) EDI
4 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.83%) JSON
4 2 (1.83%) Node.js
4 2 (1.83%) REST
4 2 (1.83%) SOAP
4 2 (1.83%) Spring
4 2 (1.83%) Struts
5 1 (0.92%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.75%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.83%) SCADA
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Solaris
3 1 (0.92%) Unix
3 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) TOGAF
2 25 (22.94%) Data Management
3 18 (16.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.93%) Information Security
5 12 (11.01%) Information Management
5 12 (11.01%) IT Governance
5 12 (11.01%) Security Architecture
6 10 (9.17%) Data Architecture
6 10 (9.17%) ETL
6 10 (9.17%) Master Data Management
6 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.34%) Functional Testing
7 8 (7.34%) High Availability
7 8 (7.34%) Programme Management
7 8 (7.34%) System Testing
7 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) C#
2 6 (5.50%) Java
3 5 (4.59%) SQL
3 5 (4.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) CISSP
2 5 (4.59%) CISA
2 5 (4.59%) CISM
2 5 (4.59%) GIAC
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) CCIE
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) Data Quality
2 9 (8.26%) COBIT
3 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.83%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Ansible
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
1 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) SAP
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.34%) BT
4 8 (7.34%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco
6 5 (4.59%) Infor
6 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.83%) Ariba
8 1 (0.92%) HP
8 1 (0.92%) Hyperion